Dr. Stephanie Checel received her Bachelor of Science in Dairy Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1997, and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the School of Veterinary Medicine at University College
Dr. Nicole Schiff received her Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from UC Davis in 1997, and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis in 2002. She has worked at several veterinary hospitals in Los Angeles and here
Dr. Engie Hanna was born in Denver, Colorado but raised locally in Torrance, California. She earned her B.S in Marine Biology at UCLA and her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences. Shortly
Dr. Vanessa Flores happily returned to Southern California after a few years in Canada. Dr. Flores graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. She pursued further education in
Dr. Amy Kramer received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education and Recreation from Whittier College in 1990. Following graduation, Dr. Kramer continued her education Cerritos College where she graduated with honors
Dr Erin Bukofsky received her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Skidmore College in 2007. She gained a variety of experience working with animals after her undergraduate program, including
Dr. Kylie Nakamine received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Gonzaga University in 2015 and continued her education at Azusa Pacific University where she received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2018.
Dr. Vlessyn Diaz received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2016. After graduating, Dr. Diaz worked as a physical therapist aide at a sport rehab outpatient clinic in Santa
David has been working with animals in the rehabilitation setting for almost 10 years. He worked with animals in general practice before venturing into the rehab world. He is a master at working with animals in the underwater
Andrea has always been a dog lover growing up with a cocker spaniel and a Saint Bernard. She has been working with dogs for over 4 years and is excited to be working now to improve their lives through rehabilitation. She
Kim’s career with animals began as a teen volunteering at various animals shelters throughout LA. From pet hotel caregiver to pet bather to pet trainer, she is excited to share her skills as a member of the BARC team.
Stephany entered the field of rehabilitation with a background in biology and years of experience in general practice. She takes particular interest in the physical therapy aspect of rehabilitation, and sincerely appreciates
Growing up Deaundre was an exotic animal enthusiast and decided to go into veterinary medicine. He worked in general practice before venturing into rehabilitation. Outside of work, Deaundre enjoys studying horticulture,
Since she was young, animals has always been a part of Domonique’s life and she naturally gravitated to them and their well being. So when it was time to decide to start her career, she knew exactly what direction she would
Jessica has been working at BARC since November. She has experiences working with animals in different settings for about 4 years and plans to do more to become a Veterinarian one day. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys
Deja has always been interested in animal healthcare and ecology, and knew from a young age that she wanted to advocate for animal well-being. After many years of volunteering in general practice, Deja discovered animal rehab
Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in both office management and customer service and client relations. For the past 27 years Michelle has owned, operated and managed all accounting and office staff in her
Carolyn brings many years experience in marketing for animal rehabilitation to her position at BARC. She was previously in the catering business in all aspects including event planning, managing, staffing and sales. She is
Jamie has been an animal lover since before she could remember so working in the veterinary field seemed only fitting. Prior to joining BARC, she has always worked with animals in general practice and surgery. Her passions
Jasmine has been an animal lover since she was a little girl. She’s never had pets, so it’s always been a dream of hers to work in this field. Alongside 10 years of customer service experience, Jasmine has been working in
Lynn was born and raised in Southern California and has been working in the veterinary field for many years, starting in general practice, then emergency and now rehabilitation. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys going to Disneyland.